Early Bird Winner Announced in 10th Annual Vette Raffle

The first “Early Bird” drawing was held for The Bellevue Hospital Foundation’s 2020 “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette” Corvette Raffle on November 14. The winner of $1,000 was Gerry Hockstok from Dayton, Ohio. Video of the drawing may be seen below. Early Bird winning tickets are returned to the drum after each drawing.

Gerry Hockstok is the second winner in the current raffle. Gerald Forsythe from Wheeling, Illinois won the “Loyalty Club” drawing of $1,917 on Oct. 1. His name was drawn from all previous ticket holders who purchased a ticket during the month of September.

Two more “Early Bird” drawings are slated for Dec. 16 ($750) and Jan. 14 ($500).

The tenth annual “Is Your Heart Set on a Vette” Corvette Raffle is being sponsored by The Bellevue Hospital Foundation, in cooperation with Steinle Chevrolet-Buick in Clyde. Grand prize in the raffle is $100,000 in cash or a new Corvette Stingray plus $40,000 in cash. The grand prize drawing will be held on February 14, 2020.

Tickets, priced at $100 each, are on sale to the general public at The Bellevue Hospital Gift Shop and online at www.VetteRaffle.com. Winners need not be present to win and all Early Bird winners are returned to the drum and have a chance to win again.

At the time of the Nov. 14 Early Bird drawing, only 312 tickets remain to be sold, out of the 2,020 tickets available for the raffle.

The first ticket drawn in the raffle on February 14, 2020 will be for the Grand Prize. Four other cash drawings include $2,020 for second place, $1,917 for third place, $1,500 for fourth place and $1,000 for fifth place.

For additional information on the raffle or for a complete set of rules, contact The Bellevue Hospital Marketing Department at 419.483.4040, Ext. 4899, or visit www.VetteRaffle.com.